Donald Trump declares national emergency to combat coronavirus
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Friday, opening up access to up to USD 50 billion in federal funds to combat the fast-spreading novel coronavirus that has claimed 41 lives in the US. The deadly virus, which has killed over 5,000 people globally, has spread to 46 of the 50 US states, with nearly 2,000 cases being reported from across the country.
Canada shuts Parliament, Trudeau in quarantine, no travel
Canada shut down Parliament and advised against all nonessential travel outside the country while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau governed remotely from his home, in self-imposed quarantine after his wife tested positive for the new coronavirus. Dr. Theresa Tam, the chief public health officer, also advised more social distancing, no handshakes and kisses.
Netanyahu requested PM Modi to allow export of masks, pharmaceuticals to Israel: report
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu requested Narendra Modi to approve and allow the export of masks and pharmaceutical raw materials to Israel during his telephonic conversation with his Indian counterpart this week, according to a media report. Israel's Channel 13 on Friday reported that Netanyahu made the request after India decided to stop the export of these items to meet its own domestic requirements in view of the rapid spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus: US Embassy, Consulates in India cancel all visa appointments from Mar 16
The US Embassy and Consulates in India have cancelled all visa appointments from March 16 in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. US President Donald Trump on Friday officially declared a national emergency that he said would give states and territories access to up to USD 50 billion in federal funds to combat coronavirus.
All movie theaters, gyms, swimming pools and public gardens in Maharashtra's Nagpur to remain shut till March 30
Nagpur are closed till 30th March, as a preventive measure against Coronavirus
RSS cancels highest decision-making body meeting in Bengaluru
RSS cancels highest decision-making body meeting in Bengaluru in view of seriousness of coronavirus:RSS general secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi.
Theatre's in Mumbai despite govt announcement to shut down
Vile Parle's Suncity theatre and Juhu PVR theatre open despite government announcement to close down all theaters.
Schools, colleges, coaching centers, gyms, theaters in Rajasthan to remain shut till March 30
Rajasthan Government decides to keep close all schools, colleges, coaching centers, gyms, cinemas and theaters till March 30. The decision has been taken in high-level meeting chaired by CM Ashok Gehlot on Friday to prevent the infection of COVID-19.
5 COVID-19 suspects escape from isolation ward of Mayo Hospital in Maharashtra's Nagpur
Nagpur: 5 COVID-19 suspects escaped from isolation ward of Mayo Hospital. S Suryavanshi, Sub-Inspector Nagpur police station says, "One of them had tested negative, reports of other 4 were awaited. We have traced them & they will be brought back to hospital by the administration".
335 passengers with history of travel to COVID19 affected countries are untraceable: Punjab Health Department
Health & Family Welfare Department, Punjab: 335 passengers with history of travel to #COVID19 affected countries are untraceable. A total 6011 passengers have been traced as of yesterday (13th March).
Union Ministry of Health has releases guidelines for "Home Quarantine"
According to instructions released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a person living in the same household as someone who has caught the novel coronavirus must be quarantined. Click here to read more.
Indian govt says evacuated 1031 persons including 48 nationals from countries such as Maldives, Myanmar, Bangladesh, China, US, Madagascar
1031 persons including 48 nationals from countries such as Maldives, Myanmar, Bangladesh, China, US, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Africa and Peru evacuated by Government of India
MCA suspends all its cricket activities, tournaments till March 31
Mumbai Cricket Association has suspended all its cricket activities & tournaments till 31st March in wake of state government's advisory about.
Out of the total 84 positive cases in the country, 10 people have fully recovered & been discharged: Ministry of Health
India declares COVID-19 a national 'disaster', announces to provide ex-gratia relief of Rs 4 lakh to the families who died of the virus.
The total number of cases in Maharashtra has gone up to 26
Pune - 10, Mumbai - 5, Panvel - 1, Kalyan - 1, Navi Mumbai - 1, Nagpur - 4, Thane - 1, Yavatmal - 2, Ahmednagar - 1